Our featured speaker will be Mr. David Cooper, President and Chief Executive Officer of Microsat Systems Canada Inc. (MSCI).
Mr. David Cooper founded MSCI (formerly the Space Division of Dynacon) in early 2008. As General Manager of Dynacon’s Space Division, Mr. Cooper shaped all aspects of the microsatellite and ACS product lines, including sales and marketing, program management, engineering management, contract management, financial management, production and product assurance. Drawing on over 25 years in aerospace management, Mr. Cooper’s vision for MSCI includes building a preeminent microsatellite space company in North America that serves the military, civil and commercial sectors – a company where personal excellence and respect will lead to exceptional results.
Prior to MSCI and Dynacon, Mr. Cooper held key positions at renowned organizations including Director of Programs at Honeywell’s Advanced Technology Centre, and a variety of program and engineering management positions at Spar Aerospace in Brampton. Through Spar, Mr. Cooper was seconded to the Canadian Space Agency under the Interchange Canada Program as the Director of International Marketing where he authored Canada’s first International Marketing Plan in Space.
Mr. Cooper holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Canada’s Royal Military College and a Master’s in Business Administration from Queen’s University.
CSCA regular meetings take place at Fionn MacCool’s, 21 St. Clair Ave. West, Toronto, ON M4V 1K6, in the back of the pub in a private room that can be curtained off, beginning at 7pm. Meetings are called to order at 7:30pm and when speakers are booked, the presentation begins at 8pm sharp.